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Best Jobs for People Over 50 in Canada

November, 23, 2023 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Statistics Canada 2021 Census shows that more than one in five (21.8%) person of working age are aged 55-64. This is an all time high in the history of Canadian census. The working population in Canada has never been older. Of those seniors that worked, about 30% did so full time and the majority were… Read the full article

6 FREE Freelance Tools to Suceed

June, 13, 2023 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Sometimes people underestimate the work of a freelancer. This is maybe because they work from home and do not require a dress code. But in fact, working as a freelancer is often more demanding than a regular office job, especially because freelancers have to learn many different skills to do their job. From constantly marketing… Read the full article

Tips to Hiring Freelance Writers for Affiliate Marketing

February, 07, 2022 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

If you run affiliate websites you will no doubt realize that the most time consuming task that you have to do is creating content. If you want to scale your website you will therefore need to outsource some of your content creation. Hiring freelance writers for that purpose is often the most efficient strategy. Finding… Read the full article

How To Attract The Right Freelancers

May, 26, 2021 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

The number of freelancers is growing at a rapid rate. But, the demand for top freelancers is increasing too. Approximately 57 percent of businesses are seeing the advantages of using gig workers rather than in-house employees because of various cost savings, such as reduced overhead. To stay competitive and ensure you attract the right freelancers… Read the full article

Outsourcing HR? What you need to know

February, 11, 2021 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

As a small business entrepreneur your main focus is to reach the market with the best sellable product or service. You might have started your company with a partner or two and have hired employees as needed. Most likely your attention is focused on growing your business with a tendency towards production, sales and marketing… Read the full article

What’s Unique About Freelancing in Canada?

January, 27, 2021 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Freelancing in Canada is one of the best places for self-employed workers! Canadians have always known that Canada is a special place to live and work. But here’s why freelancing in Canada is particularly awesome: Freelancing in Canada is Flexible Firstly, workplace flexibility is more common as technology erodes the traditional 9-5 jobs. Therefore, companies… Read the full article

Which freelancing site is best for your project

November, 18, 2020 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Over the last decade we have seen an increase in the number of freelance marketplaces. The first freelance marketplace began in 1999 and now the list has grown to close to 100 places . Companies now have many options to hire a professional for a gig or a project. This leads to the question: How… Read the full article

5 Freelance Podcasts Every Freelancer Needs To Hear

September, 08, 2020 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

It’s a well-known fact that freelancers are some of the busiest people on the planet. Running your own business, balancing client needs and delivering work product, on time, can be exhausting. Podcasts are a great way to multitask so that when you’re working out in the gym or cooking up dinner you’re still growing as… Read the full article

Making Your Home-Based Business a Reality

August, 24, 2020 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Starting a home-based business can be liberating for people who have always worked for someone else. However, there’s plenty to learn as you get started: how to get your first clients, learning what goes into becoming a consultant, and how to stay productive when you’re the boss. How to find customers Some of the startup… Read the full article

Hiring Remote During COVID-19 – Tools and Tips

April, 30, 2020 by Brooke McLaughlin author workhoppers

Virtual offices are nothing new. They’ve been around for a few years now, yet, as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, their number increased significantly. While some companies have reduced their staff, others are hiring remote workers. Carrying out the recruiting process entirely online comes with a few challenges. However, thanks to the many thoughtfully-designed… Read the full article